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When Do I Know That I Need To Take My Baby In For A Hernia Operation
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
I hah an operation for a hernia in my belly button almost two years ago. they used mesh. my question is can i still have more babies?
I have a huge stomah hernia huge very heavy like I have 4 babies inside its my 5th surgery im260 pounds noone wants to help i can hardly carry it i al?
Must loose weight: Hernias that form after surgery (called incisional hernias) can be challenging to fix. At 260 you weight is probably too high and that risks further unsuccessful attempts at repair. Don't just suffer, go to a weight loss center, start counseling, a diet, some low impact exercise, and loose weight. Your doc may change his mind about repair if you fix the weight problem first. ...Read more
Review records: Its hard to answer that question without reviewing records. Most hernia repair are done without complications. The ovary is push back into position and the hernia is repaired. In some cases if there were any complications, i.e. surgeon was unable to reduce a strangulated ovary, it would need to be removed. But we only need one functioning ovary to get pregnant ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello. I have 2 hernias..one that is really big. I got them while I was pregnant especially the big one above my belly button..I went to see a surgeon & he told me if I wasn't done having babies don't get the surgery till after the baby. is this something
Too early: The majority of newborn babies have an umbilical hernia at birth. 80 - 90% of these hernias will close by themselves by the age of 5. Standard recommendations to parents is to wait until after that age to repair umbilical hernias. The exception is for those hernias which are very large or symptomatic (with pain, incarceration or intestinal obstruction). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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